James D. Ratley, of St Peters, MO, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Martha Ratley; cherished son of the late Loyd C. and Ruby L. Ratley. Devoted father of Douglas (Lori) Ratley, Carolyn Sienkiewicz, Barbara A. (Rich) Willers, Nancy L. (Mark) Williams, James L. (Bobbi) Ratley, and the late Pamela K. Ratley; step son, Jerry McDaniel, Jr.; loving grandfather of Nik Ratley, Michael (Katie) Swanson, April (Tim) Sweeso, Amanda Willers, Corey Willers, D.J. (Laura) Ratley, Travis Ratley, Marshall Ratley, and Jamie (John) Trosclair; treasured great-grandchildren of John, Nolan, Addi, Max, Emma, Jimmy, Myra, Penny, and Mina; dear brother of Randall (Sharon) Ratley and Lesa (Bill) Reed. Preceded in death by his wife, Marian Ratley.
Jim was a computer programmer for various companies. He was an avid collector of Falstaff memorabilia. Jim also loved woodworking and photography and enjoyed following the stock market. Jim was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in Jim's name to Wounded Warriors.